Rosella M. Brei
November 29, 1930 - November 8, 2022

Rosella M. Brei

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Rosella M. Brei, age 91, of Fremont
Died Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at Dunklau Gardens

Rosella was born November 29, 1930 in Washington County, Kansas to Ernst and Bertha 'Niemann' Meyer. She grew up in Washington County, Kansas near what is now Hanover, Kansas. On April 5, 1953 she married Clarence Brei in Trinity Lutheran Church near Hanover. The couple moved to Fremont in August of 1956. Rosella and her sister-in-law Marilyn Brei did painting in homes and also painted at the Gifford and Stanton Towers. After Clarence retired from Midland the couple did upholstery work until retiring.

Rosella was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church and was active in several of the church organizations.

Husband - Clarence of Fremont
Sons - Mark (Cheryl) Brei of Grand Island
Paul (Shari) Brei of Hastings
Phillip (Beverly) Brei of Fremont
Daughter - Ruth (Steve) Rector of Fremont
8 grandchildren - Justin (Kayla) Brei, Tyler (Jennifer) Brei, Matt (Marysol) Brei,
Creighton (Maegan) Brei, Cameron (Heiden) Brei,
Andrew (Stephanie) Brei, Dillon Rector and Drake Rector
8 great grandchildren
Sisters-in-law - Marilyn Brei of Fremont
Dorothy Brei of Omaha
Shirley McLaughlin of Centralia, KS.

Rosella was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Robert and Donald Meyer, sisters Ernetta Kauffeld and Lorna Wienck and great-granddaughter Faith Brei.

The funeral will be 10:30am, Monday, November 14, 2022 at Salem Lutheran Church in Fremont. Rev. Shari Schwedhelm will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Salem Lutheran Church or the Clarence and Rosella Brei Scholarship Fund at Midland University. Visitation will be Sunday, with the family present from 2pm to 5pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.

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Sunday, November 13, 2022
With Family 2pm to 5pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Funeral Service
Monday, November 14, 2022
Salem Lutheran Church
401 E. Military
Fremont, NE  68025
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Memorial Cemetery
800 West 23rd Street
Fremont, NE  68025
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  1. LeRoy & Janis Poppe
    To the family of Rosella, We didn't know her well but she and Clarence came to our place for apples several times and we so enjoyed the conversations with them. They would pick, can and share the apples of which we had plenty. Clarence's brother Harlan married us 67 years ago. Let you memories bring you smiles, your family and friends give you comfort and God grant you peace. She was a lovely quiet lady and will be missed by many.
    With our love and sympathy, Janis and LeRoy Poppe
  2. Edith Ronhovde
    Your Mom was at so many Midland events when I attended there. She always had a smile on her face. I am happy to have known her.
  3. Jerry & Dianne Brei
    It was with a great amount of sadness that we learned of the passing of Rosella.

    Our condolences and prayers to Clarence and his entire family.
  4. Nancy Harms & Gerhart Wehrbein
    Please accept our deepest sympathy in your loss. It was always good to see Rosella. She had such a pleasant personality and always very kind. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Nancy Harms and Gerhart Wehrbein

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